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Beth Emet is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values.

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Our school program for children in preschool through sixth grade aims to deepen their Jewish experience and knowledge in order to strengthen faith in God, love of Torah and identification with the Jewish people. Through experiential programming and classroom learning, we build meaningful relationships and Jewish involvement among families in our synagogue.

We strongly believe that Judaism contains answers to the challenges and questions confronting our children today. By learning about Jewish beliefs and values, exploring our traditions and history, and confronting current world issues, children can discover answers for themselves and develop meaningful, rewarding lives that will continually renew, inspire and transform themselves and their community.

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Register for our 2016-2017 school year. Our first day of Beit Sefer will be Sunday, September 11, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Berman in the school office or at 847-869-3120, ext. 308.

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  • This is Chanukah!

    A Family Concert for Ages 2-6

    Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m
    This concert for families with young children features the Beth Emet Junior Choir and their madrichim (teacher assistants), conducted by Cantor Susan L...

  • Mitzvah Appeal

    Each year as a congregation we raise approximately 12% of the year's operating budget through the Mitzvah Appeal, our annual campaign. Our goal this year is $270,000.

    The dollars we raise through our annual campa...

 

Beth Emet is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values.

  • This is Chanukah!

    A Family Concert for Ages 2-6

    Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m
    This concert for families with young children features the Beth Emet Junior Choir and their madrichim (teacher assistants), conducted by Cantor Susan L...

  • Explorations of Our Changing Selves

    Monday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m.

    Family Issues Aging Task Force (FIAT) popular series Explorations of Our Changing Selves, a Tea and Discussion for Women 60 & Over meets on the second Monday of each month to disc...

  • A Close Look at Torah

    with Rabbi Andrea London
    Fridays, October 28 - June 2 (No class November 25, December 23, 30, January 27, March 24, April 14)
    9:30 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
    There are many ways to interpret Torah and the nuances of meaning that are of...

  • Albert Einstein, the Devout Believer

    with Rabbi Herbert Bronstein
    Fridays, December 2 and 9, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Einstein remains the icon of modern science. His predictions, including the existence of black holes just recently shown to be an observable fact...

  • With Rabbi Andrea London

    Shabbat, November 19, December 10, January 14, February 18, April 1, April 22, May 13, June 17
    3:30–5:30 pm This class meets at Rabbi London's home.

    Once a month on Shabbat afternoon at Rabbi London'...

  • Drumming for Self-Renewal

    with Linda Schneider
    Mondays, December 5, January 9

    7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    How would it feel to take a break from the regimen and “noise” of everyday life and instead focus on renewal of mind, body, and spirit? Drum circles offer ...

  • with Bluma Stoller

    Sundays, October 16-May 21 (No class November 27, December 25 and, January 1)
    10:45 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    For learners who have no background in Hebrew language background or with very limited Hebrew reading ski...

  • with Nancy Fink
    Sundays, October 16 - May 14 (No class October 30, November 27, December 25, January 1, February 19, April 16)
    10:45 a.m. -12:00 noon

    This yearlong course is for those who are already able to sound out Hebrew w...

  • Wednesdays, November 2 - March 29, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
    with Marci Dickman, RJE and Rabbi Andrea London
    Introduction to Judaism is an eighteen-week overview that provides a focused opportunity to learn about Jewish values, histo...

  • with Hyma Levin
    Wednesdays, December 7 and 14, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    From technology used in cellphones to drugs developed to save cancer patients, women have invented a wide range of useful things. At times when women were consider...

  • with Ellen Blum Barish
    Friday, December 16, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Ethical wills help us pass along stories and wisdom that create a spiritual legacy and address questions such as: What makes a good life? What are sources of h...

  • with Rabbi Peter Knobel

    Fridays, October 28 - June 2 (No class November 25, December 23, 30, January 27, April 14), 8:00 – 9:00 a.m

    This year we will continue reading Tractate Avodah Zarah, which deals with idolatry and the...